A 38-year-old member asked:
Can hayfever pollen cause anaphylaxis?
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Dr. David Menchell answered
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Hay fever reactions?: While it is possible to see a variety of symptoms with seasonal allergies, such as sneezing, nasal congestion, eye redness, swelling and wheezing, a true anaphylactic reaction is rare. The severe, sudden onset of allergic symptoms associated with anaphylaxis might be seen as a reaction to an allergy shot to treat hay fever, but more commonly is seen with foods, medications, and insect stings, .
Answered on Sep 12, 2018
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